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Occurred : 4/16/2014 21:00 (Entered as : 04/16/14 21:00)
Reported: 4/16/2014 10:10:11 PM 22:10
Posted: 4/18/2014
Location: Seal Beach, CA
Shape: Unknown
Duration:25 seconds
Orange/red orb closely followed by F/A-18 Hornet at high rate of speed from south to north in Seal Beach, Ca.

I was driving eastbound on Westminster Blvd approaching Seal Beach Blvd when I observed two craft traveling at a high rate of speed in a south to north direction over the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station. The first object was a bright orange/red orb that stayed a consistent brightness and did not have any of the FAA required strobe lights or any perceived shape other than being a bright orb of light.

The second object i could identify and was an F/A-18 Hornet. Living in the flight path of Los Alamitos Air Force base, I know exactly what an F/A-18 sounds like, as well as where its strobes are located as opposed to the similar sounding F-16 which hardly ever uses this Los Alamitos Air Force base which is in their direction of travel, which I'd estimate being 4 miles away. But due to the speed of travel and how they were not on a flight path I've ever seen used, I'm guessing that the F/A-18 was either chasing the UFO or they were traveling together to a location further inland.

I'd also like to add that the ufo was FAR brighter than the strobes on the jet, like comparing a candle to a mag-light. I've seen a similar orb if light about two years ago hovering over the Long Beach Airport, as did thousands of other Long Beach residents. That incident is well documented and was even featured on UFO Hunters on History Channel. Likely the same object or another of the same type.